Negligent Hiring and Background Checks-Best Practices and Legal Compliance

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Concurrent Session
Negligent Hiring and Background Checks-Best Practices and Legal Compliance
04/30/2014 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM |
Washington B
1.25 HR Credit
| Competencies: Critical Evaluation, HR Expertise
| Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
Learn legally complaint best practices to keep your company productive and out of court, including how to obtain and utilize criminal record and background information on job applicants.  

Background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers. Failure to conduct due diligence during hiring can create a legal and financial nightmare including lawsuits and fraudulent a workers. However, failure to comply with numerous state and federal laws and regulations also carries extreme risks. You will get an overview of the the basics of a negligent hiring lawsuit and defenses that work and do not work. Get acquainted with cutting-edge issues such as the new EEOC focus on criminal records and credit reports and the use of social network sites. Rosen will show you how to spot fraudulent employment and education credentials as well as the steps to implement a legally compliant program that will help you hire the best employees.

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Presenter:
Lester S. Rosen, attorney at law and CEO, Employment Screening Resources